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Jacksonville Sheriff's Office: No witnesses in shooting that leaves man with life-threatening injuries

11:12 PM, Mar 28, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that has left one man with life-threatening injuries.

Officers were responding to an unrelated crash at 20th Street West and Myrtle Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Thursday when they heard shots fired in the 1300 block of W. 21st Street, according to JSO Sgt. Sean Coarsey.

They searched on foot and found a man outside of a duplex suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was transported to a hospital by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

Coarsey said police believe the man, who has not yet been identified, is a resident of the duplex.

As of late Thursday evening, the man was in surgery in life-threatening condition, Coarsey said.

Police are interviewing neighbors for information. There were no witnesses to the shooting and no suspect information is available at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (2477).

First Coast News

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